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Going Zero Waste – How to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

October 12, 2018

Social media and the news might be waging war against packaging but it’s hard to believe when you walk down the aisles of a supermarket. Individually packaged snacks, shrink-wrapped fruit and veg: almost everything is snugly tucked into plastic sleeves, trays, and bags. So how on earth are people cutting back on waste, or even […]

Wildlife to Spot Near Bristol This Autumn

October 5, 2018

As the trees become awash with colour, the UK’s wildlife comes out to play. Autumn is a time for change for wildlife across the country. For many animals, autumn is a time for preparation for the colder months, and that means there’s plenty to see.

How Bristol Aquarium conserves water and how you can too!

August 24, 2018

We are proud to help raise awareness for WaterAid! If you take clean water for granted, you’re not alone. Many of us take having access to clean water in our homes or work places in the UK for granted.

Bristol Aquarium welcomes new shark arrivals this Easter!

March 22, 2018

There will be some new sharks in the city this Easter as we welcome a brand new shark species and a three week event to bring people closer than ever to these fascinating animals.

Bristol Aquarium ‘over the moon’ with Moon Jellyfish breeding success

March 12, 2018

Bristol Aquarium jelly babies! For the very first time the zoological team here at Bristol Aquarium have successfully bred our Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita). Read our full press release below: The city centre attraction has welcomed 45 new arrivals, born just the size of a pinhead they are extremely fragile and are being cared for […]

Enjoy 20% off this Christmas Fishes…

December 20, 2017

A Merry Fishmas from Bristol Aquarium!   As part of our Christmas Fishes celebrations we would like to say a big thank you to all of the people who visited us throughout 2017. Your support helps us continue all of the work that we do with some amazing creatures from successfully breeding seahorses and sharks […]

Grab Our ‘Kids for a £quid’ Offer Before it Swims Away (Summer 2017)

August 10, 2017

Please note this offer is for 2017 and has now expired. Come join us a Bristol Aquarium this summer for plenty of fintastic fun! We’ve got a host of exciting events, activities, daily talks and feeds, and educational displays – what’s more, we’re offering a special discount during Summer 2017 for families!

5 Things You Can Do to Help Take Better Care of Our Oceans

June 20, 2017

The vast increase in waste and pollution around the globe is having a devastating impact on the environment. But this isn’t just a problem on land – our oceans are sadly suffering too.

Aquarium’s blooming marvellous Orchids go on display at flower show

July 8, 2016

Bristol Aquarium joined forces with students from a Somerset school project to create a stunning orchid display at Hampton Court Flower Show this week. The display was part of an ongoing joint project between the Harbourside attraction and Writhlington School Orchid project in Radstock. Last year, pupils from the school helped build a permanent orchid […]

Aquarium Lobster set to be a radio star

July 5, 2016

A lobster from Bristol Aquarium is set to star in a national radio broadcast next week. ‘Satsuma’ a bright orange coloured crustacean, which has been living at the Harbourside attraction since 2014, is to feature in an episode of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Natural Histories’ programme. The show’s presenter Brett Westwood travelled to the aquarium to […]

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